Washington Post Article on Hospice and Palliative Care
Today’s Washington Post features an article, Progress Needed on End of Life Care, by Janice Lynch Schuster, describing the urgent need for improvements to palliative and hospice care. The article describes the problems that still exist for many patients at the end of their lives who experience unnecessary suffering and pain.
I’ve written about our family’s amazing experience with hospice, ending over a year ago when my husband’s mother died in January 2010. Here are a few As Our Parents Age posts from the past that focus on hospice and palliative care.